Texas Spending Big On Border SecurityAs a budget shortfall in Texas threatens cuts to colleges and Medicaid, a costly border security operation is proving largely untouchable.
Sheriff Applies For Federal Program To Identify Illegal Immigrants In JailWhile Texas lawmakers debate whether to ban sanctuary cities, Tarrant County's new sheriff, Bill Waybourn says he wants to do more to help identify those who may be in the U.S. illegally.
States Differ In Response To Trump Immigration PlansWhat are Texas and other states considering after President Donald Trump signed an order threatening to withhold federal funds from communities that don't cooperate with immigration authorities?
Trump Signs Executive Orders On Border Security & ImmigrationPresident Donald Trump is signing two executive orders in keeping with campaign promises to boost border security and crack down on immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.
Visa Overstays Get Little Attention In Border Security DebateHomeland Security says 527,127 people who were supposed to leave the country in 2015 overstayed, more than the population of Atlanta. And that was only those who entered by plane or ship, not on land.
Color Index For U.S. Border Security Is RejectedFive years ago, Homeland Security dropped its color-coded terror threat index developed after the 9/11 attacks amid widespread confusion and ridicule. So what did it do when tasked in 2014 with measuring security along the country's borders?
Lawyers Challenge Texas Law On Harboring ImmigrantsImmigrant rights attorneys filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging part of a Texas border security bill they say could allow state authorities to target shelters and landlords for harboring immigrants who are in the country illegally.
Abbott Signs Border Security Package Into LawGov. Greg Abbott has signed into law an $800 million border security package that will mean more state troopers, cameras and a spy plane to patrol the Texas border with Mexico.
State Senate Passes Border Security BillThe Texas Senate has passed a $300 million border security bill — one of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's priorities and part of a sweeping, $800 million border package.
Action Over Illegal Immigration Raises Rigid Debate In DallasThe issue of immigration rages on this week, from D.C. to Dallas.
Texas Senate OKs Budget, But Long Way To Abbott's Desk AheadWith seven weeks left, the real wrangling in Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's first session now begins.
Following 18-Hour Debate, Texas Budget Battle Has Only Begun The budget plan bursts with big wins for Texas Republicans: more border security dollars, room for tax cuts and new jabs at abortion providers.

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